Everyone in the world should now recognise the Google logo. After more than ten years working hard, the team behind the world’s best search engine have managed to grow their company into a household name.
We predict that more than 95% of the people who view this post will use Google within the next twenty-four hours. You might have even used them to find this short article in the first place? Still, many of us know little about the business or how it makes a profit. As you will read in just a moment, the guys at Google have their fingers in many different pies.
1.2 Billion Unique Searches Per Month
Yes, that’s right people. While it might be almost unbelievable, internet users search for keywords on Google more than 1.2 billion times every thirty days.
12 Billion Searches In Total Per Month
While unique searches stand at 1.2 billion, the total number of searches across the internet stands at a figure closer to 12 billion. When you consider the fact that there are only around 7 billion people in the world, that number becomes incredibly impressive.
Web Traffic Decreased By 40% When Google Went Offline
Very occasionally, the folks at Google have to take their services offline for maintenance. That doesn’t usually last more than a few minutes. However, the last time that happened, there was a 40% decrease in traffic across the entire internet. That shows how many people rely on Google’s services.
Don’t forget to take a look at the infographic below!